|Cat-eLog Data Sheet|
|Scientific Name||Tachysurus nudiceps (Sauvage, 1883)|
|Type Locality||Lake Biwa [Biwako], Japan.|
|Synonym(s)||Mystus nudiceps, Pelteobagrus nudiceps, Pseudobagrus nudiceps|
|Size||132mm or 5.2" SL. Find near, nearer or same sized spp.|
|Identification||Tachysurus can be identified by an extrascapular without a laterosensory canal, and a pterotic with a broad lateral laminar expansion. It is among the most speciose catfish groups in East Asia and its members inhabit habitats ranging from fast-flowing hillstreams to large rivers.|
|Sexing||Males have an elongate genital papilla in front of the anal fin.|
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|Breeding Reports||There is no breeding report.|
|References||Bull. Soc. Philomath. Paris (Ser. 7) v. 7 145|
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|Last Update||2013 Jan 05 19:43 (species record created: 2003 Aug 27 00:00)|